Synonyms of electromagnetism


1. electromagnetism, magnetism, magnetic attraction, magnetic force

usage: magnetism produced by an electric current; "electromagnetism was discovered when it was observed that a copper wire carrying an electric current can magnetize pieces of iron or steel near it"

2. electromagnetism, electromagnetics, physics, natural philosophy

usage: the branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena

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